By Demian Russian
Sirius XM Radio has partnered with KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for children between the ages of 5-12 in the U.S., to launch a new interactive radio program for kids called KIDZ BOP Block Party! The new two-hour weekly show launches on Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live channel (Sirius and XM channel 78) on Friday, January 13th at 6:00PM Eastern.
The new program’s “by kids for kids” interactive format allows kids all across the U.S. and Canada the opportunity to help determine each weeks playlists and segments, chat with celebrities and get a chance to have their voices heard. Kids are encouraged to interact with the show online at KIDZBOP.com, a website designed to be a safe social network for kids and tweens. Every week KIDZ BOP Block Party! will begin the show with its its weekly Top 5 countdown called “KIDZ BOP High 5”. Listeners are encouraged to vote for the songs they want to hear at KIDZBOP.com. The show will also feature a segment called “Artists 2 Know”, which will showcase a different musician, actor or performer with a special Q&A session.
To commemorate the new show’s debut, kids are invited to enter the “KIDZ BOP Block Party! Super Contest” for a chance to win a trip to New York City and be a guest DJ on the new show. To participate in the contest, upload a video to KIDZBOP.com no later than January 30th. Listeners are also encouraged to leave “Shout Outs” to fans and friends at KIDZBOP.com and then tune in every week to KIDZ BOP Block Party! for a chance to hear their voices on the radio. Visit the KIDZ BOP Block Party! Official Fan Page for more info about the show and to learn how to participate online.
Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live is the premier radio channel featuring programming designed for kids ages ten and under and their parents. Kids Place Live features live interactive daily programs with music, games and storytelling . Kids Place Live also boasts specialty programming with exclusive live performances from some of today’s hottest children’s artists.
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